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45 resources with the concept midpoint formula

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Midpoint Formula

For Students 8th - 11th
The midpoint formula - which Sal maintains is "silly to memorize" since you simply average - is the focus of this video. Viewers will appreciate the seamless transition between algebraic and geometric concepts in this lecture.
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The Roanoke Adventure!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Travel about town. Pupils work in pairs to find the distances between landmarks with a map. The teams determine how far to travel on the streets and the length between the landmarks with the distance formula and compare the two. Learners...
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Distance and Midpoint Formulas in a Mall

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Go for a walk in the mall. Pupils find distances between stores on a diagram of a mall on Quadrant I. The scholars also determine the midpoint between a store and an entrance to the mall to then create their own paths and determine their...
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Midpoint of a Segment (Example)

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Finding the midpoint is as simple as finding the middle. Given a graph of a segment, a video tutorial demonstrates how to find the midpoint. The instructor uses the midpoint formula and then reinforces the calculations with the graph.
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Best Midpoint

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Develop a strong understanding of what it means to be a midpoint. Learners analyze the angles, coordinates, and lengths of segments and their approximated midpoints. They use their analyses to develop a formula to rank four attempts at...
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Midsegment Theorem: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Use half the length to connect the midpoints. A section of a playlist on geometry introduces the concept of a midsegment of a triangle and how to find it. The video states the properties of the midsegment which make up the Midsegment...
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Finding the Midpoint of 2 Coordinates

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Demonstrate how to find the midpoint between two ordered pairs. A detailed video lesson connects finding the midpoint to finding the average of the coordinates of the ordered pairs. Using a graph helps to visually reinforce the concept.
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Midpoint and Segment Bisectors: The Midpoint Formula

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Let's meet in the middle. Given two points on the coordinate plane, pupils use the interactive to find the midpoint. The interactive provides a graphical display of the midpoint and the midpoint formula with the coordinates of the...
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Points that Partition Line Segments: Cutting a Log

For Students 9th - 12th
Teach ratios of line segments using an interactive approach. Scholars examine a line segment in the shape of a log and use their knowledge of ratios to divide it into various partitions. As an introductory lesson, the segment has a...
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Midpoint and Segment Bisectors: Finding Treasure with Geometry

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Send your class on the hunt for a buried treasure and apply geometry skills along the way. An engaging lesson uses direction and midpoint locations to find the location of a treasure. Videos provide background information to complete the...
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Midpoint and Segment Bisectors: Midpoint Map

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover how to find a midpoint with a conceptual exploration. Scholars manipulate a point to determine the location of a midpoint on a straight line distance between two locations. Later questions extend to determine the location of...
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Describe the Quadrilateral

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What's my shape? The short assessment provides the coordinates of the four vertices of a quadrilateral. Pupils use what they know about special quadrilaterals to determine whether the figure is a parallelogram, rhombus, rectangle,...
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Centroid Coordinates

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Coordinate the median to locate the centroid. An assessment gives the coordinates of the vertices of a triangle with a median. Scholars determine the location of the endpoint of the median before identifying the coordinates of a point...
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Distance and Midpoint Formulas

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Small groups work through two guided activities to derive the distance and midpoint formulas for the coordinate plane. The activities begin with concrete examples and move to abstract.
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Distance and Complex Numbers 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Classmates apply midpoint concepts by leapfrogging around the complex plane. The 12th lesson in a 32 segment unit, asks pupils to apply distances and midpoints in relationship to two complex numbers. The class develops a formula to find...
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Distance and Complex Numbers 1

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
To work through the complexity of coordinate geometry pupils make the connection between the coordinate plane and the complex plane as they plot complex numbers in the 11th part of a series of 32. Making the connection between the two...
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Line Segments in 3-D: Finding the Midpoint!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's about to get 3-D! The video shows your class how to expand the midpoint formula to find the midpoint of a three-dimensional segment. The example shown calculates the midpoint using the x-, y-, and z-coordinates.
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Midpoint and Distance Formulas

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Learners use the Pythagorean Theorem to develop a formula to find that distance. They then find the midpoint using an average formula. 
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Dividing Segments Proportionately

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Fractions, ratios, and proportions: what do they have to do with segments? Scholars discover the midpoint formula through coordinate geometry. Next, they expand on the formula to apply it to dividing the segment into different ratios and...
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Accelerated Geometry Review Sheet

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Your geometry learners use their knowledge of various geometric concepts to write proofs. Starting with givens containing parallel line segments with transversals and triangles and quadrilaterals, and the mid-point and distance formulas;...
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The Distance and Midpoint Formula

For Teachers Higher Ed
In this college level mathematics worksheet, students solve use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the missing side of a right triangle and explore the connection between the Pythagorean Theorem and the distance formula.   Students also...
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Informal Geometry

For Students 8th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers solve and complete 29 various types of problems. First, they match each name with its correct formula. Then, students find the length of the missing side and the distance between the two points given. In...
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Midpoint Formula

For Students 8th - 10th
By selecting the resource, you're already halfway to understanding midpoints. Pupils use a slider to locate midpoints on the coordinate plane. They connect this conceptual understanding to the formula for the midpoint of a line segment.
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Midpoints and Segment Bisectors: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Let's meet in the middle. As part of a comprehensive playlist on basic geometry, the video introduces the definitions of a midpoint and segment bisector. The resource shows a graphical approach to finding the midpoint of a line segment...